Por fin, la justicia
Ya perdonaréis que copie y pegue de otras cosas que escribo. Pero desde que volvimos, hemos recibido más de 2.000 visitas desde Estados Unidos. Y eso debe agradecerse. Así que por hoy, copiaremos y pegaremos ;).
“When you boil it down, it shrinks”, we say around here. Meaning every tale must be taken with a bit of skepticism. This one too.
Now, it’s true this happened in Florida, 1565. We even have the records detailing.what the meal consisted of. Spaniards put cured ham, wine, garbanzos, cheese and bread (wheat bread) on the table, among some other stuff unknown until then to the Natives. They in turn brought their own exotic foodstuffs, most importantly maize (I’m recalling all of this from memory, but you can check).
Though we exchanged meats and spices and drinks, the most revolutionary edible thing we exchanged were cereals. For Indian maize, corn, would revolutionize Europe and…
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